26 February 2024

Cholera Outbreak in Eastern and Southern Africa

Download the Call to action for more details., Cholera is endangering children’s lives. Eastern and Southern Africa is grappling with one of the worst cholera outbreaks in decades, with cases rapidly spreading across the region – especially in densely populated urban areas where contaminated water supplies are infecting large numbers of people, including children. Over 230,000 cholera cases…, UNICEF’s strategy to protect children and families, UNICEF underscores systematic preparedness and response planning, advocating for a multi-sectoral response based on evidence and national strategies, to ensure a timely and holistic response. UNICEF’s lifesaving response is focused on: WASH: Providing access to clean drinking water and handwashing with soap for the most vulnerable people affected…, With your support, we can save lives, UNICEF is appealing for over US$ 70 million to provide children and communities in Eastern and Southern Africa with life-saving support to curb cholera outbreaks and strengthen existing systems to reduce the risks associated with future public health emergencies. Through the generous support of donors, the region has already raised US$ 7 million,…, Latest news, February 2024, Cholera Outbreak inEastern and Southern AfricaFebruary 2024 Cholera is endangering childrens lives. Eastern and Southern Africa is grappling with one of the worst cholera outbreaks in decades, with cases rapidly spreading across the region especially in densely populated urban areas where contaminated water supplies are infecting large numbers of…
27 March 2023

Cholera outbreak in Eastern and Southern Africa

Download the Call to action for more details., Eleven countries in the region are currently battling one of the worst cholera outbreaks to hit the region in years. 28 million people are in need in Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Zambia, South Sudan, Burundi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. To respond to the increasing needs of children and families in the region impacted by…, Situation in numbers, Icon 28.4 million Number of people in need in eastern and southern Africa due to the cholera epidemic and its effect on water supplies (which are contaminated in many areas), food insecurity, and the provision of lifesaving services. Icon 14.2 million Approximate number of children in need in eastern and southern Africa due to the cholera epidemic…, Latest news, Funding requirements, UNICEF is developing individualized cholera response plans based on the unique conditions within each affected country. In total, UNICEF is appealing for US$170,830,332 to provide lifesaving WASH, health, risk communication, nutrition, child protection, and education services to women and children affected by the outbreak. The budgets for both…, March 2023 UNICEF Ethiopi/2023/NahomTesfaye CHOLERA OUTBREAK IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICAOver 28 million people in need across 11 countries OVERVIEW Today, eleven countries in eastern and southern Africa are grappling with one of the worst cholera outbreaks to hit the region in decades. By the third week of March 2023, a total of 93,681 cases…